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43e4378e8bcf325c496c92b5c698ede13f7341d9 — Manuel Groß 16 days ago 4a48c78
notes: Extend my (personal) depression emergency steps
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**For really existential crises, please look up the corresponding [emergency hotline](https://ibpf.org/resource/list-international-suicide-hotlines), or just call your local emergency service. You  are worth the trouble.**

## Think constructive thoughts
## Stop the madness

▶ [Of Course You've Messed Up](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk_rbJ4lBYM)

I return to the video linked above since it makes me acknowledge the situation I’m in, and explains why it makes me feel this bad. It then offers alternate perspectives which make my current situation look less bad and give me energy to act upon it.
I return to the video linked above since it makes me acknowledge the situation I’m in, and explains why it makes me feel this bad. It then offers alternate perspectives which make my current situation look less bad and give me energy to act upon it. This usually helps me to stop the downwards spiral that depression is at least for the immediate moment and focus on constructive activities for the moment.

## Back to the basics

Once I’m again calmed down and ready for basic reflection, I like to reiterate the [Eight Rules of The School of Life](https://www.theschooloflife.com/thebookoflife/eight-rules-of-the-school-of-life/). These provide me guidance and a good starting point for getting towards a constructive mindset again.

## Long-term self-help